Public affairs, regulatory and legal

Offshore Wind Permitting Analyst

Imagine a future where you secure and implement the permits for our proposed offshore wind farms located along the east cost of the US

Join us in this role where you’ll play a key role in delivering our offshore wind projects on the east coast of the United States. Our team of environmental and permitting specialists work within the US Permitting team, securing permits from federal and state agencies.  In this role, you’ll support either our Northeast program which comprises Southfork Wind, Revolution, and Sunrise energy projects located along Connecticut’s, New York’s and Rhode Island’s coast or our Central Atlantic program which comprises Ocean Wind 01 and Ocean Wind 02.

Welcome to US Permitting

You’ll be part of the North American Permitting, Environment, and Marine Affairs team where you, together with your colleagues, will be involved in a range of environmental, permitting, and scientific topics to support the securing and discharging conditions for federal and state permits for the offshore wind farm, exporting cables and onshore links to the existing transmission grid. You’ll work with colleagues in the US and Europe, incl. specialist consultants, regulatory authorities, and other relevant stakeholders. 

You’ll play an important role in:

  • supporting project permitting teams with planning and coordinating efficient environmental and regulatory reviews and permitting of projects, incl. preparing applications to regulatory entities
  • ensuring that the projects are compliant with the projects Federal and State permits as they move into their critical construction phase
  • supporting the gathering and co-ordination of information to ensure efficient management of external consultants undertaking construction surveys and operational studies
  • supporting the development of environmental compliance plans with engineering, construction, and execution teams internally
  • supporting project permitting teams in the discharging of permit requirements and conditions
  • creating and maintaining positive relationships with internal stakeholders, agency personnel, and other key external stakeholders and interest groups.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • hold, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree within a relevant field, e.g., permitting, environmental policy, marine biology, marine affairs, or other related disciplines
  • hold some knowledge of the US environmental regulations framework as well as an understanding of some of the concerns that key decision-makers, policymakers, and state or federal authorities may hold
  • have excellent technical writing skills and stakeholder management abilities and are a trustworthy and impactful communicator
  • are curious and have a desire to be part of offshore wind and North Americas energy mix
  • have a high level of ambition with strong personal drive, are collaborative and open-minded as well as innovative and ready to bring fresh ideas to the table
  • thrive in a global work environment, working both independently and collaboratively with your colleagues in the US and Europe.

Join a global leader in renewable energy

Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than June 25, 2022. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, , on if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

We offer a flexible workplace, and in this position, you’ll be working in a hybrid (home and office-working) set-up.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.